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Ivanka Trump clothing is being secretly sold under a different label at retailers across the US

Check your clothing labels, because that Adrienne Vittadini blazer probably isn’t what it seems — fashion bloggers have discovered Ivanka Trump’ clothing brand is being sold under (gasp!) another label. Two identical garments — one with an Ivanka Trump label and another...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:39pm

The Foreman Forecast: Help Wanted

Barack Obama emerged from his post-presidential hibernation this week to urge young people to get involved in politics. “The single most important thing I can do,” he said at a student forum in Chicago, “is to help…the next generation of leadership to take up the baton....

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:12pm

Trump calls for briefing of full Senate, new U.N. sanctions on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. "The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable," Trump told a meeting with the 15...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:11pm

Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are good at lying because they’re the weaker sex

In the latest case of victim blaming, a lawyer who was defending a millionaire Memphis, Tennessee, businessman in a high-profile rape trial sparked outrage when he told the jury “women can be especially good at” lying because “they’re the weaker sex.” What’s...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

Time to unleash technology that prevents smartphone use while driving

Stand on a street corner — any street corner — and watch people driving their cars. You’ll probably notice something: A good portion of people are using their phones. And they’re not talking on them; their heads are tilted downward, off the road, using their smart phones....

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 5:00am

Trump's America: 97, 98, 99….Ducking '100 DAYS'

Can you count to 100? On second thought, maybe you shouldn’t even try. Donald Trump has already taken to Twitter to pooh-pooh the “ridiculous standard” of even asking what a new president has accomplished in his first 100 days. That particular tweet was a bit confusing. On the...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:10pm

Lawyer wants state to release Aaron Hernandez's brain for CTE testing

Aaron Hernandez’s attorney is demanding the state medical examiner release the ex-Patriots players’ brain for to see whether he suffered from a traumatic head injury that has been linked to violent outbursts and depression. Hernandez, who was serving life in prison, was found hanging...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 3:23pm

California's 'weed nuns' on a mission to heal with cannabis

The Sisters of the Valley, California's self-ordained "weed nuns," are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products. Based near the town of Merced in the Central Valley, which produces over half of the fruit, vegetables and nuts grown in the United States, the...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 3:12pm

Will nationwide 4/20 events be how Massachusetts will one day celebrate the ‘high holiday’?

By now you’ve surely heard and seen many memes, posts and wishes about today being the officially unofficial weed holiday of 4/20. While the beginnings of this high holiday are a bit, ahem, smoky, there are no shortages of 4/20 events taking place across the country — both legally and...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:56pm

What is the meaning of 420 day?

April 20 is a high holiday of sorts for cannabis enthusiasts and potheads around the world. Known as “Weed Day,” the origins behind 420 (pronounced four-twenty), as it is known, are hazy to say the least, but it has come to be part celebration of marijuana and marijuana culture and...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:41pm

Conservative pundit 'Stephen Colbert' makes rare appearance as late night TV says goodbye to Bill O'Reilly

As news came that Fox News was giving longtime host Bill O’Reilly the boot after repeated sexual harassment allegations, no one took the news harder than conservative pundit Stephen Colbert. No, not the Stephen Colbert host of “The Late Show,” but the character he used to play on...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:31pm

3 possible reasons why Aaron Hernandez committed suicide

After Aaron Hernandez was found hanging by a bed sheet in his cell early Wednesday morning, the timing of his apparent suicide has left some scratching their heads. The former Patriots tight end was just acquitted Friday of the double murder of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu, and his lawyer...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:51am

The Foreman Forecast: Trump's 20/20 vision

All right, Democrats, calm down. Have a seat. Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em. I’ll grant that these might be giddy times on your side of the aisle, but Donald Trump is not on the run yet.  As much as you may be elated by news of your candidate in Georgia almost walking...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:39pm

Trump's America: White House Family Feud

Wild-Eyed Steve hates Swamp-Creature Reince. Swamp-Creature Reince hates Wild-Eyed Steve. And both of them positively loathe the Know-It-All Son-in-Law. Didn’t he used to be a Democrat…or maybe still is? Yes, it’s Family Feud time at the White House. I hope you weren’t...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:37pm

Melissa Etheridge talks smoking pot with her wife, kids

Grammy-award winning rock singer Melissa Etheridge is making a name for herself on the marijuana advocacy front. The mother of four recently told Yahoo she smokes with her children on occasion and considers the plant a better option than alcohol for winding down at the end of the day. "I...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 1:19pm

Chamber of Commerce committed to diversity

I had three childhood heroes: Abe Lincoln, Roberto Clemente and Martin Luther King Jr. Although I did not realize it at the time, all three of these iconic individuals ended up with tragic and early ends as a result of their unwavering commitment to serve others. More specifically, Abe, Roberto...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:00am

Trump's America: Tweet this... It's complicated

Donald Trump loves his Twitter. Everybody knows that. He’s been adamantly tweeting his gut reactions, 140 frantic characters at a time. But with his first 100 days quickly winding down, our Twitter-happy president is suddenly finding refuge — on Facebook this time. It’s...

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:39pm

The Foreman Forecast: The H word

Maybe I’m too even-tempered or I play it too safe. But I think if I were in public service I would never, ever bring up Hitler. Heck, I almost won’t mention him in private conversation. Because it never goes well. Either you unfairly impugn someone as being “just as bad”...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:27pm

Trump signs order to allow defunding of Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump quietly signed an order Thursday that allows states to withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. The bill, signed without the usual pomp and circumstance of media cameras, reverses an Obama-era rule barring states from pulling money from...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:30pm

Google not ‘OK’ with Burger King’s ‘OK Google’ ad

Google was quick to shut down a Burger King Whopper ad that tried to bite into the company’s smart-home technology this week. Breaking the fourth wall, a Burger King employee holding a more-delicious-than-real-life looking Whopper — the fast-food chain’s signature burger —...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:18pm